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Position titleResident Engineer (International)
Place of performanceKismayo, Baidoa, Garowe & Mogadishu, Somalia
Apply by16/05/2021
Start date01/06/2021
Durationup to 1 year 7 months (@26days/month)
QualificationBachelor's degree in Bachelor’s degree in Civil engineering (or similar discipline) is required..
Sector experienceMinimum of 8 years of demonstrable relevant Engineering – Civil experience.
Geographical experienceMinimum of 3 year of experience in Africa (desirable).
LanguageFluency in English is essential.
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Overview of position

Somalia Urban Resilience Project II (SURP II) is a municipal governance and infrastructure development project financed by the World Bank and its partners, aimed at improving access to urban infrastructure and strengthening municipal governance in Somalia.

The Government of Somalia, through the Benadir Regional Administration (Mogadishu) representing all four Municipalities of Mogadishu, Kismayo, Garowe and Baidoa has selected our client to provide the consulting services for the urban transport infrastructure works to be executed by the Project Implementation Unit (PIU) of the respective Municipalities under the Project. The works involve construction of urban roads to bitumen standards, construction of associated drainage works and installation of streetlights, by the contractors engaged by the respective PIU.

The scope of our client engagement is to provide technical assistance to the PIUs in the works implementation and Contracts managements in the areas of design review, technical supervision, performance monitoring, quality control etc., as well as contributing to PIUs capacity buildings.

Role objectives

The Resident Engineer will be assigned to provide technical advice and assistance to the PIU in the works implementation and project management, in particular in the following specific areas.

  • Assist the Project Implementation Unit (PIU) in the overall supervision and management of works at the assigned City as per the contracts; 
  • Assist the PIU on day to day technical, contract administration and operational matters;
  • Supervise our client's team working directly under her/him and overall management of resources assigned to the supervision team ensuring effective support to the PIU;
  • Ensuring skills transfer and on-the-job training opportunities for the counterpart staff provided by the government;
  • Assist the PIU in day to day monitoring and verification of quality of works carried out by the Contractor(s) against the standards and specifications adopted in the design;
  • Assist the PIU in the verification and measurement of quantity of works performed by the Contractor(s) and progress monitoring;
  • Maintaining quality control records and preparation of reports as prescribed in the Consultant’s ToR;
  • Assist the PIU in monitoring of Contractors’ adherence to contract safeguard instruments;
  • Assist the PIU in monitoring Contractors’ performance, compliance to the approved program of works and analysis of delay impacts / Contractor’s claims etc.
  • Assist the PIU to ensuring that Health, Safety, Security and Environment (HSSE) requirements and procedures are followed on site;
  • Perform other duties related to the assignment requested by our client's Team Leader


Project reporting
The successful candidate will report to our client's Team Leader 
Key competenciesFluency in written and spoken English is required
Team management

The Resident Engineer will be required to oversee a team of an Asst. Resident Engineer, Surveyor, Road Inspectors, Materials Technician and support staff recruited by our Client.

Further information
  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil engineering (or similar discipline) is required.
  • Registration with a recognized professional institution is required.

Sector experience:

  • Minimum of 8 years of road design and construction supervision experience including experience in a Resident Engineer (or similar) position in at least one comparable urban road construction project.

  • Experience or familiarity of road design standards applicable to Somalia / East Africa is desirable

    Geographical experience:

  • Somalia / East Africa is desirable.

Please make sure to attach your detailed CV when applying to avoid being disregarded for incomplete application.